Student Debt Puts a Damper on Dating After College
Ah to be young and in love! Turns out it may not be so easy when you're also young and in debt.
By: Nicole Audrey|
August 7, 2016
"Let's be honest, any debt is toxic to your love life," said Howard Dvorkin, CPA and Chairman of Debt.com. "I've counseled couples on their finances for more than two decades, and I've seen debt nearly destroy their relationships — especially when one partner has a lot and the other has little or none."Read Article»
30 Money Mistakes You’re Probably Making This Summer
You certainly don’t want to be paying for those mistakes the rest of the year
By: Cameron Huddleston|
July 24, 2016
Summer is a time to cut loose and have fun. But, if you’re not careful, that fun can lead to overspending, failing to keep tabs on your finances and making money mistakes due to distractions.Read Article»
Beware hidden fees on prepaid debit cards
Prepaid debit cards can be a convenience, but at what cost?
By: Sheryl Nance-Nash|
July 10, 2016
“Ever heard of death by a thousand cuts? Some prepaid cards kill you with a long list of fees. Each by itself might be small, but add them up and they can kill you,” says Howard Dvorkin, founder of Debt.com. “Before you know it you’re out of $50.”Read Article»
9 Things Young Professionals Can Do Now to Have More Later
With massive student loan debt, a tough job market and stagnant wages, millennials face an uphill battle when it comes to getting ahead.
By: Morgan Quinn|
May 19, 2016
If you are a millennial, you can learn crucial information that will help pad your savings. Even in today’s challenging economy, millennials have the power to take control of the present and create a bright financial future.Read Article»
Why You Are Unjustifiably Confident About Your Retirement
While Americans’ confidence in having enough money to retire is remaining steady, preparation for those golden years still seems to lack
By: Chris Metinko|
April 23, 2016
Workers who felt very confident about having enough money for a comfortable retirement dropped just one percentage point from last year to 21% according to the Employee Benefit Research Institutes annual Retirement Confidence Survey.Read Article»
Are Americans Convenience Crazy?
We have all heard the saying “time is money,” but more Americans like never before apparently believe their time is extremely valuable
By: Chris Metinko|
April 21, 2016
New numbers from online advisor Personal Finance show U.S. adults — especially young adults — are willing to spend more for convenience, often increasing simple costs of day-to-day living. This is despite the fact that 60% say they haven’t taken any precautionary steps for a potential economic downturn.Read Article»